Garth Sheane



• Held executive positions in finance, operations, and as Chief Executive Officer in financial services industry, credit union sector.

• Owned and managed family business.

• Extensive governance experience in community and business environments.

• Active in mergers and acquisitions.

Executive and Management Experience

• President and CEO of Coastal Community Credit Union for 4 years. CCCU was formed through the merger of three credit unions on Vancouver Island to become the regional credit union on the Island.

• President and CEO of Evergreen Savings Credit Union for 16 years. It became a merger partner in the formation of Coastal Community Credit Union.

• CEO of community credit union in Calgary, merged in 1987.

• Co-owner and managing partner of family business for 4 years.

• Was Chief Financial Officer, then Chief Operating Officer of community based credit union in Calgary until becoming CEO in 1982.

Board of Directors and Advisory Experience

• Director on British Columbia Regional Board for The Nature Conservancy of Canada.

• Independent director on Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw First Nations Trust Committee.

• Director of regulator and deposit insurance organization for BC credit unions.

• Chaired numerous community task forces and health boards.

• Developed and facilitated strategic planning for community boards and businesses.

• Advised credit union boards for 30 years.

• Past member of TEC (International Organization of CEOs).


• Chartered Director, Directors College (McMasters University)

• Fourth year level CMA designation

• 2 year Associate Degree in Applied Science

• Bachelor of Religious Education Degree

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